Présumé (Presentation + Résumé )



Creative Director, Producer, Musician
(Live, Animation)

Los Angeles, CA

Highly creative professional with the ability to make a positive and lasting impact for a top-tier company in the entertainment field. Hands-on experience in pre- through post-production, as well as public relations and administration. Award-winning background demonstrates talent and a focused work ethic. Extremely versatile; ready to transition to a corporate role by performing diversified production and administrative support tasks. Fluent in French. Areas of emphasis include:

  • Concept creation
  • Directing/Producing
  • Creative Assistance
  • Multimedia storytelling
  • Project Management
  • Writing
  • 2D Animation
  • Video Editing
  • Music for films

Experience Highlights:

LICORNE FILMS PRODUCTION, INC., New York, NY (2003 to Nov 2011)

Creative Director, Story Editor, Associate Producer, Screenwriting Teacher, Music Producer

Consult with clients to assess needs, present solutions and provide a wide range of creative services for short films, videos, animation and music projects. Lead, coordinate and motivate creative and technical teams. Transition to different leadership and support positions at all phases of production, writing, Web design and marketing based on the distinct needs of each project. Key Achievements:

  • Planned and executed all phases of large-scale film, animation & video projects.
  • Wrote, directed, produced and edited "Trip to the Planetarium," an award-winning short film which combined HD live action with 2D animation that was screened at international film festivals.
  • Partnered with M1Studios LLC, a brand consulting firm, in creating a compelling proposal for PRADA to create a futuristic line and campaign that connected the fashion and space industries.
  • Consulted with ( in producing a TV show on environmental innovations designed to protect the oceans.
  • Provided creative, technical and production expertise for "The Roadrunners of Ramapo College," "She Style" (Middle East Broadcasting) and many additional projects.
  • One-to-one private lessons in screenwriting and film production.
  • Top 5 French Phrases to know when ..”, proof reading & hosting online French Teaching for Geobeats, (
  • Designed Web sites and created original songs and music for film soundtracks.

ATLANTIC PICTURES, INC., New York, NY (2002 / 2003)

Production Coordinator / Floor Manager
Worked with Producer Bruce Weiss to facilitate two distinct projects. As Production Coordinator for "Memento," an industrial film shot in downtown New York City (directed by Tjebbo Penning). Allocated technical equipment, arranged travel, oversaw expenses and obtained permits. Also assisted with multi-camera shooting and editing for "Creating Wellness," a fitness / nutrition TV program. Key Achievements:

  • Exceeded expectations during "Creating Wellness," which led to the second, more complex project, "Memento" in 2003.
  • Provided support to the director of "Creating Wellness" by directing actors to the correct camera angle and assisting with instant editing processes.

EMBRASURE FILMS, INC., New York, NY and Bangladesh (2002 to 2003)

Producer, Editor and Videographer
Led and supervised scouting shoot for documentary and feature film on the beauties of Bengal. Managed three-week, cross-country shoot. Interfaced with Heads of State, politicians and other individuals. Served as Videographer and Editor for other media (short film and television) projects. Key Achievements:

  • Organized and participated in press conferences, facilitated meetings with VIPs and successfully garnered significant, positive press for the project in Bangladesh.
  • Served as Videographer for episodes one and two of "Ovibashee," a TV program for Bangladeshis living abroad.
  • Played integral role in several media projects as Editor for "APNA America," a demo TV program for Star Plus Channel in India.


Drafted high-level correspondence and reports in French and English. Prepared and coordinated special projects that involved Moroccan resolutions to the United Nations. Represented key stakeholders and interacted with Diplomats with professionalism and poise.


Production Consultant / Assistant to the Producer
Initially selected by Producer Peter Rosen to serve as consultant on the artistic and historical accuracy of a pilot on Henry Geldzahler, the first curator of contemporary art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Proposed visual-audio edit that was implemented by the Producer; named in the documentary credits. After this project, assisted with six music videos for Eos Orchestra, Contemporary Opera.

MANIFESTO, INC., New York, NY (2000)

Executive Producer Assistant
Provided comprehensive support to Executive Producer Jeffrey Frankel at the office and on-set to assist in production of two commercials for major consumer product brands (Lipton and Always). Managed communications with the production team. Tracked finances and organized travel.

NEWS OF THE AMERICAS, New York, NY (1998 to 1999)

Editor Coordinator / Freelance Journalist
Proposed story ideas and wrote articles. Performed research and conducted interviews with high-profile scientists and physicians. Published in Voici, one of the top-three women's magazines in France.

Selected awards / honors

"Step on the Moon" ~ Best Original Song, Feel Good Film Festival, Egyptian Theater LA (2009)

"Trip to the Planetarium" ~ Short Film ~ Silver Lei Award for Excellence in Filmmaking, Honolulu Inter Film Festival (2009) ~ Bronze Telly Award for Animation (2008) ~ Screened at the Cannes Film Festival, 2010 Female Shorts in Washington, DC, Beijing International Film Festival and others in France, India, China and the U.S.


"Pop Up" ~ Screenplay ~ Semi-finalist, Bluecat Screenwriting Lab ~ Quart-finalist, Writer's Network Screenplay and Fiction Competition ~ Semi-finalist, (2007 and 2008)

"Between Two Worlds" ~ Short Film ~ Award for Excellence in Filmmaking, New School University (2003) ~ Nomination for Female Director Award, GlobalFest in CA (2002) ~ Screened at festivals in Canada, Buenos Aires and the U.S


Producer Certification, Public Access Television (2010), Manhattan Neighborhood Network, NY
Certificate in Film and Video Production (2001), The New School University, NY
Master Degree in Contemporary History, Graduated with Honors (1997), Sorbonne University, Paris
Master’s degree with honors specialized in Contemporary History ; Women in the CFTC and CFDT from 1965 to 1970 (Confederations of Workers). Paper of 157 pages, 200 copies distributed by the CFDT. Hosted a conference in 1996, archived at the CFDT HQ in Paris. Work mentioned in Le Monde diplomatique, June 06, July 2000

Technical Proficiencies: Windows and Mac OSX, Final Cut Pro, DVD Pro, HTML with Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint), Final Draft, Premiere, Photoshop and other applications


Language: English and French (mother tongue) ; English & French ASAT Exams to the United Nations (Nov 2009)
Driving licenses: European & US
Lyrist, Lead, Producer for band Skyebat Aug 2008–now
Hobbies: Everything creative and that stimulates the intellect as well as the body and senses, from watching movies - looking at the stars - to cooking and playing badminton.

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